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Granville to unveil Crichton Place

Crichton PlaceGranville Homes will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony tomorrow for its newest downtown Fresno housing development, Crichton Place.

Electric vehicles gain a foothold in the Valley

The Chevy Volt is one of a handful of all-electric vehicles currently available commercially.Sales of electric vehicles have revved up in the last few years, and the San Joaquin Valley is one region leading the charge.

Yosemite celebrates 150th anniversary

(AP) — Yosemite National Park is celebrating the 150th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln's signing of the Yosemite Grant Act, which protected Yosemite Valley and Mariposa Grove.

Trade show app wins at 59 Days of Code

Ron Lugge and Matt Tymn won the grand prize of $10,000 plus services at the final 59 Days of Code competition.Fresno's annual 59 Days of Code software competition wrapped up its final year June 28 giving the top award to a mobile app that helps trade show organizers connect with attendees.

Fresno Pacific planning $8M-$12M fine arts center

Fresno Pacific UniversityDesign work will begin soon for a new fine arts center at Fresno Pacific University that will consolidate the college's arts, music and theater departments.

$1.75M in grants boost Valley housing projects

Four planned affordable housing developments in the San Joaquin Valley were awarded $1.75M in the latest round of grants from the Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco.

Multi Marketing wins top ad award

Multi Marketing Corp. of Fresno was named Agency of the Year at the Fresno Advertising Federation's Honors Luncheon yesterday.

Porterville chamber president resigns

The Porterville Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors has announced the impending resignation of long-time president and CEO Donnette Silva Carter effective July 31.

Rising temperatures raise heat illness threat

A farmworker harvests grapes in the heat of the day in this file photo.Recent record-breaking high temperatures serve as a reminder that as harvest operations ramp up so will summer heat, making easy access to nearby shade and water vital to the safety of farmworkers in the fields.

EPA fines Fresno facility $34,600

A Fresno heat exchanger refurbishing facility has settled with the Environmental Protection Agency in the amount of $34,600 to resolve hazardous waste violations.